In the Journals

Certolizumab pegol superior to placebo in non-radiographic axial SpA

March 19, 2019
The addition of certolizumab pegol to background medication for nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis is superior to adding placebo, according to…
Blog

BLOG: Three predictions about presbyopia-correcting eye drops

March 18, 2019
Ask any presbyope, and they’ll tell you that restoring natural accommodation would not just serve their vanity. It would be a miracle. We still…
In the Journals

Behavioral therapy generally best for urinary incontinence

March 18, 2019
While most nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic interventions are more likely to improve outcomes of stress or urgency urinary incontinence in women…
Meeting News

Takhzyro safely reduces monthly attack rate in adolescents with hereditary angioedema

March 18, 2019
Takhzyro, a monoclonal antibody, was found to safely reduce monthly attack rates in adolescents with hereditary angioedema, according to research…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Two biomarkers yield comparable CV risk prediction before, during sacubitril/valsartan treatment

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — B-type natriuretic peptide and N-terminal proBNP were equally effective at predicting risk for major adverse CV events in…
Meeting NewsPerspective

CV benefits of diabetes drug dapagliflozin extend to patients with reduced ejection fraction

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Treatment with the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin reduced HF hospitalizations in patients with a broad range of left ventricular…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Combination therapy with amlodipine effective in sub-Saharan black adults

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — A combination of amlodipine and one of hydrochlorothiazide or perindopril showed efficacy in treating hypertension in black…
Meeting NewsPerspective

MOMENTUM 3: Newer LVAD ‘adds life to patients’ years’

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — In the final results of the MOMENTUM 3 trial, patients with advanced HF requiring a left ventricular assist device implanted with…
In the Journals

Children conceived through assisted reproductive technology not at increased risk for cancer

March 18, 2019
Children conceived through assisted reproductive technology did not demonstrate greater risk for cancer than children in the general population…

80% of new HIV cases transmitted by undiagnosed or untreated people

March 18, 2019
In 2016, more than 80% of new HIV infections in the United States were transmitted by individuals who either did not know they were infected with HIV…

Corin Group acquires OMNI Orthopedics

March 18, 2019
With the backing of Permira funds, Corin Group has acquired OMNI Orthopedics, a manufacturer of devices for robotic-assisted total knee replacement…
Meeting News

iStent inject reduces IOP relative to starting pressure

March 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Decrease in IOP attributable to phacoemulsification “maxes out” regardless of starting baseline pressure, whereas…
In the Journals

Cariprazine reduces depressive symptoms in bipolar depression

March 18, 2019
In a phase 3 study, cariprazine, both taken at 1.5 mg per day and 3 mg per day, was more effective than placebo in improving depressive symptoms in…
In the Journals

Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces HbA1c, distress levels in type 2 diabetes

March 18, 2019
Adults with type 2 diabetes may be able to achieve improved HbA1c levels and reduce depressive and distress symptoms when treated with personalized…
Meeting News

Infection, CVD cause of higher hospitalization rate prior to patients on home hemodialysis returning to in-center care

March 18, 2019
DALLAS — Patients on home hemodialysis have higher hospitalization rates just before transferring back to in-center hemodialysis care, but many…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Bempedoic acid shows promise for LDL lowering in high-risk patients

March 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — Treatment with bempedoic acid, an investigational oral, once-daily therapy that is designed to work in the liver to inhibit…
Feature

Patient feedback can help ensure balance between cancer treatment efficacy, tolerability

March 18, 2019
Researchers have launched a research consortium that they hope will identify efficient methods to incorporate patient-reported outcomes into clinical…
In the Journals

Cultural perceptions impede palliative care in end-stage liver disease

March 18, 2019
Most gastroenterologists and hepatologists felt that the key barriers to palliative care for patients with end-stage liver disease included…
In the Journals

Oral anticoagulants, warfarin yielded similar bleeding, transfusion rates for hip fractures

March 18, 2019
Although patients with hip fractures on direct oral anticoagulants experienced long elapse time until surgical repair, results showed no differences…
Meeting News

HIV drug candidate shows promise in ulcerative colitis

March 18, 2019
Data from a proof of concept study presented at the Congress of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation indicated that ABX464, a novel…